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Montwood alum Arrieta basking in tournament run with Arkansas Tech baseball team

Jonathan Arrieta's love of baseball was always beyond question. Five axnious days in May brought that home.

The Montwood alum, now a senior first baseman for a powerful Arkansas Tech baseball team, suffered the disappointment of losing a Great American Conference tournament championship game on May 18. Then came almost a week wondering if that was how his career would end.

The wait was to find out if the Wonder Boys had qualified for an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament, and by all indications and rankings, they were squarely on the bubble.